Privacy Policy

Breathe is committed to keeping all personal data we collect from you secure and up to date. We legally process personal data for our legitimate interests, when engaging in contractual agreements and through obtaining consent where required.

By submitting your data you agree to us processing and storing your data securely. Data that is provided is stored on our secure servers. The transmission of data on the internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically and transmission of such data is entirely at your own risk. 

As a data controller we process personal data to:

  • maintain our accounts and records
  • to help us improve our products and services
  • fundraise and promote the interests of the centre
  • to meet our contractual commitments to you.

We process the following data relevant to the above purposes:

  • personal details
  • goods and services

We process personal data about:

  • clients
  • supporters
  • enquirers
  • advisers
  • complainants

Security of your data:

Unless required to do so by law, we will never share your information with third parties unless we have your explicit permission to do so. If this is ever necessary we will explain this to you and seek your permission before sharing.

We may use our personal information to send you promotional information about services at the centre which we think you might find interesting if you agree for us to do so.

We are committed to ensuring your personal information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect. All data we collect electronically is securely backed up and hosted within the UK.

Cookie Policy

We use Google Analytics on our website to monitor visitor activity and make changes to improve functionality.  Google analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by using cookies, which are stored on your devices.

The information generated relating to Breathe can be used to create reports about the use of this site. Details captured during your visit[s] to the site could include but are not limited to, the pages you visit, how long you spend on each page, how you got to the site [i.e. through a search engine or a social media link], and what you click on while you visit the site.

All data collected by Google analytics is anonymous and will not identify you as an individual and we do not record your Internet Protocol address. Google, not Breathe, stores activity information, and you can view Google’s privacy policy here, you can also opt out of being tracked here.

Your data and your rights:

You have the right to access the personal data that we hold as well as the right for it to be deleted off our systems and for it to be corrected if we have not processed it correctly. You also have the right to restrict or prevent the processing of your data.

If you wish to find out what data we hold please submit a subject access request using the following details:

Safeguarding your data

We use encryption methods on your website and other e-communications to ensure your data is kept safe. Our IT systems are constantly monitored with firewalls in place.

Our staff and volunteers are allowed access to your personal data once they have been properly trained about data privacy and protection.